Morganite of the Year Runner-Up: Mr. Morgan State University

Morganite of the Year Runner-Up: Mr. Morgan State University

by Tramon Lucas, Managing Editor“Black Lives Matter vs. All Lives Matter,” is one of the most controversial debates to shake up conversations over the last couple of years. BLM is not only a phrase; it is a movement to bring awareness to issues that African-Americans face today, whether it comes in the form of the average racist or the mistreatment from those sworn to protect and serve or anything in between. The ALM statement shoehorns its way into the discussion mostly out of fear and miseducation on the issues. When ALM supporters hear “Black Lives Matter” they think that immediately denounces […]

by · December 23, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · ALUMNI, CAMPUS NEWS, Morganite of the Year, SECTIONS
Reverend Bernard Keels, dean of the Morgan State University Chapel, with members of Sharp Street Methodist Episcopal Church.
Photo by Benjamin McKnight III.

Morgan State kicks off it’s 150th celebration where it all started

by Benjamin McKnight III, Editor-In-ChiefInside the Methodist Episcopal Church of Baltimore on the morning of Nov. 27, 1867, an act of incorporation was signed to create the Centenary Biblical Institute. Nearly a century and a half later, churchgoers gathered in the same church, now known as Sharp Street Methodist Episcopal Church, to kick off the beginning of Morgan State University’s sesquicentennial celebration. From the MSU president to the student government association, alumni – including a handful of members from the class of 1967 – and regular members of the congregation, dozens filled the pews to absorb the history in the […]

by · December 11, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · ALUMNI, CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS

Morgan State alumna becomes Baltimore’s 50th Mayor

by Maliik Obee, Staff WriterCatherine E. Pugh expressed sincere gratitude for her alma mater, as she was sworn as Baltimore City’s 50th mayor, Tuesday morning. Pugh, Morgan State University alumna, was surrounded by not only family, dignitaries and political leaders in the state of Maryland, she was also surrounded by MSU president David Wilson and the choir.   Morgan State’s renowned choir was invited to sing the National Anthem and provided musical interlude during the mayor’s Inaugural Ceremony at the War Memorial Building. The choir paid tribute to rapper Common and R&B artist John Legend by performing their hit “Glory” from […]

by · December 6, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · ALUMNI, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS
Morgan alumni reflect as they return for homecoming

Morgan alumni reflect as they return for homecoming

Jazmine Hawes, Contributing WriterHomecoming is that time when alumni return to their alma mater to reunite with old friends and organizations and visit their favorite spots on campus; a time when the most school spirit is shown through events like step shows, fashion shows, tailgating and, of course, the football games. Pamelia Moore of Owings, Md., is a proud Morgan graduate who greatly enjoys coming back and visiting the campus for homecoming. “I especially liked meeting [other] alumni and it was the thrill of going to a game, after the football games, being on campus and watching the step shows,” said Moore […]

by · October 22, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · ALUMNI
Morgan State Football heads in new direction with a familiar face

Morgan State Football heads in new direction with a familiar face

by Benjamin McKnight III, Editor-In-Chief When former head coach Lee Hull was hired to take over the Morgan State University football team in 2014, the mantra his campaign rallied behind was “A New Regime.” Just over two years after his hiring, Hull accepted an offer as the wide receivers’ coach for the Indianapolis Colts, presumably ending the “new regime” much earlier than anticipated and leaving Morgan State without a head coach in the middle of recruiting season. Insert assistant Fred Farrier here. Having served a series of head and assistant coach stints in his career, Farrier was at the head […]

by · May 25, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · ALUMNI, CAMPUS, COLLEGE, PERSPECTIVES, SECTIONS, SPORTS